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Blue Jasmine (2013) – Woody Allen (Friday’s Finest)

This is Woody Allen at the top of his A-game in terms of writing and directing. I’d be embarrassed to mention how many times I have seen this movie and even if it popped on now I would lay down

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Match Point (2005) – Woody Allen (Friday’s Finest)

Match Point is a Woody Allen film which hardly gets a mention when people recite Woody films off the top of their heads. It’s no wonder since Match Point is a major departure from Woody’s accustomed routes and ‘brand’ such

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Sleeper (1973) – Woody Allen

Sleeper is a scantly known Woody Allen movie recommended to me by fellow blogger badfinger20. I was enthralled by it and frankly it remains a mystery how it isn’t more widely known. I cannot remember the last time I laughed

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Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) – Woody Allen

Since I saw Woody Allen’s exquisite Blue Jasmine, I have churned through his movie biography. This afternoon I  saw ‘Hannah and her Sisters’ which has been claimed by many as Woody Allen’s Magnum Opus. I thought it was extremely well

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Manhattan – A stupendous movie about dating and relationships

I can’t think of a more charming and thought provoking movie about dating and relationships than Manhattan.  It possesses such rich dialogue and probing commentary on the desperate nature of human beings in search of love. Also it demonstrates Woody’s

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Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) Ingmar Bergman

Last night I saw this gorgeous movie called Smiles of a Summer Night.  This Ingmar Bergman period piece comedy runs rampant with extremely clever and witty dialogue. It’s so unashamedly cheeky! On the surface, it’s seemingly a light-hearted humorous romp

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